Man stabbed after confronting attempted car thief

Man stabbed after confronting attempted car thief


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police are investigating a stabbing that happened early Wednesday morning.

Knoxville police say James Brackins, 33, left his car for a short time near the intersection of Cityview Avenue and Mountview Way.

When he returned, Brackins said a man was inside his Ford Explorer trying to steal it.

He says he confronted the suspect and was stabbed in the arm.

Police say Brackins was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No arrest has been made.

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